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ACSM Clinical Certifications

Make a commitment to supporting heart health by serving those coping with cardiovascular, orthopedic, pulmonary and metabolic diseases or disabilities. Practitioners enjoy careers in cardiovascular or pulmonary rehabilitation programs, physicians' offices, medical fitness centers and other public health settings. 

The ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) works with patients and clients challenged with cardiovascular, pulmonary, and metabolic diseases and disorders, as well as with apparently healthy populations in cooperation with other healthcare professionals. The goal of the CEP is to enhance quality of life, manage health risk, and promote lasting health behavior change. The CEP educates clients about testing, exercise program components, and self-care for the control of chronic disease and health conditions.

The ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP) is an allied health professional that applies physical activity and behavioral interventions that have been shown to provide therapeutic and/or functional benefit for those with chronic diseases or disabilities. The RCEP provides prevention and rehabilitative strategies designed to improve physical fitness and health across the lifespan. The practice and supervision of the RCEP is guided by published professional guidelines, standards, and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

 

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